Near-Earth Asteroid 2020 UF3 extremely close encounter: online observations – 22 Oct. 2020

On 22 Oct. 2020, the near-Earth Asteroid 2020 UF3 will have a extremely close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 42000 km from the Earth, 11% of the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

Near-Earth asteroid 2020 UF3: poster of the event.

Near-Earth asteroid 2020 UF3: poster of the event.

* See asteroid 2020 UF3 extremely close encounter live HERE! *


The near-Earth asteroid 2020 UF3, discovered by the Mt. Lemmon survey on 21 Oct. 2020 and announced the same day by the Minor Planet Center, has an estimated diameter in the range 5.8 – 13 meters (source: Nasa/JPL). The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, thanks to its advanced technologies, bringing it to you via the Internet. This way, you can join the journey from the comfort of your home.

We will show this asteroid live, online: the feed will start on 22 Oct., at 22:00 UTC.

To join, you just need to enter, at the date and time above, our webTV page here!

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